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“Songwriters need a raise!” Nile Rodgers speaks about the sustainability of the songwriting industry

On Thursday 8 August Ivor Novello Award-winning Nile Rodgers and legendary manager Merck Mercuriadis shared insights into the craft and business of songwriting, at an event held by Songwriting Studies at The Ivors Academy.

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Nile Rodgers delivers surprise Keynote speech during Songwriting Studies Research Network event at The Ivors Academy

Songwriters Get Lucky as the legendary Nile Rodgers and Merck Mercuriadis emerge as the unannounced keynote speakers.

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We’re hiring: The Ivors Academy is looking for a Membership Manager

We're looking for a Membership Manager to join our team, a newly created role that is central to developing our membership strategy.

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Our 2019 AGM and Summer Party

On Tuesday 2nd July 2019, we held our Annual General Meeting, followed by our Summer Party. We were delighted so many of our members were able to join us for both events - for those unable to make it, here’s a bit more detail on the day.

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The Ivors Academy signs up to Keychange pledge

We are pleased to have signed up to PRS Foundation's Keychange 50/50 pledge.

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Winners Announced for The Ivors 2019

We are delighted to have announced the winners and recipients of Ivor Novello Awards presented at this year's The Ivors.

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ICMP event: Songwriter’s Circle with Fiona Bevan

Academy Member Fiona Bevan visits ICMP to share her music and encourage students.

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The Ivors Academy member launch event

The music creator community gets together to celebrate the launch of the Academy's new brand and bright future.

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Graham Davies, CEO, introduces The Ivors Academy

This month we take the bold step of launching The Ivors Academy of Music Creators - a new identity for BASCA. This is a confident and modern brand on which to build a strong, progressive organisation for the future.

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